misassign

misassign

(ˌmɪsəˈsaɪn)
vb (tr)
to assign wrongly
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Does the use of the phrase "financial management" misassign to accounting what properly belongs to finance?
Annual meetings or conferences of all clinical nurse leaders assigned to medical centers, in person or via video teleconference, would decrease variability in role performance across the medical centers, and highlight any trends to misassign CNLs within the clinical environment.
This last relation could be seen to extend to Titus-Carmel's series just as well as moment-to-moment, if each of the drawings were to be viewed as an aspect of the small mahogany box, and yet to do this might be to misassign significance.
Therefore, if an individual attended a private school, I will misassign the school quality variables of the public school rather than the school actually attended.
Summary: Misassigned voters lived in a predominantly African-American precinct that heavily favoured Democrats in the fall
In rapidly urbanizing areas, bare soil from construction sites and areas in transition is easily misassigned as impervious surface area, leading to overestimation of the exposure to ISA, particularly in the urban outskirts.
An Iranian immigrant-Yitzhak, insisted, likely correctly, that he'd been misassigned to our unit.
A very recent paper (which I will not cite for fear of provoking another protesting letter-to-the editor) in one of the most respected of scientific journals misassigned many of the research materials to C.
At the time of presentation, 166 were reared as males and 148 as females and about 98 cases were classified as misassigned.
The severe error rate for English is 27 to 33 percent; i.e., three out of every ten students is severely misassigned. For math, the severe error rates are lower but still nontrivial.